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  • Thelma And Louise
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    Even in today's growing world of feminism, young girls, as well as grown women, are being taught by the media to organize their lives around men. Their needs, expectations, work schedules, ideas, and interests become second to the men in their lives. All too often the media associates power and status to men, only to strengthen the barriers between the male and female genders. Take for example Hollywood, where 'women get only about a third of all movie and TV roles, and last year earned less tha...
  • Movie Thelma And Louise Attempts
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    The movie Thelma and Louise attempts to make a difference in the way that people think. It sets out to challenge a number of conventional attitudes toward women. Although it achieves some success in this area for women, it does not do a great deal to rebuff society's stereotypical images of men. For the most part, men are portrayed in a negative light and in this paper, I will explore where these negative images appear within the movie. Thelma's husband, Darryl is portrayed as a dirt-bag. He is ...
  • Men's World The Film
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    AGAINST MEN'S WORLD The film starts with the scenes of daily lifes of two women. Thelma is married to a man who thinks that he is the centre of the world because he is a manager of a carpet. company. He sees his wife as a lower order of life, to be tolerated so long as she keeps her household duties straight. Just like a servant who doesn't have any rights or freedom. Louise waits tables in a coffee shop and her boyfriend is a musician who is never going to be ready to settle down. They live und...
  • Thelma And Louise
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    The film, Thelma and Louise, clearly shows it's audience common negative male stereotypical characters. Almost all the men who appear in the movie mistreat Thelma and Louise in some form. Thelma and Louise in return take revenge upon them in the ways most women would like too. Jimmy is a typical example of a man who is afraid of commitment. He never wanted to marry Louise, knowing quite well that that is what she wanted. He was certain that Louise would always stand by him and would never leave ...
  • Thelma And Louise Long For Their Freedom
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    Hailey Thomas April 6, 2001 Feeder 3.2 Thelma and Louise In the final scene from Thelma and Louise the cinematographic effects are astounding. Panning, reaction shot, and dissolve are all used in the last section of the movie clip extensively. These three cinematographic terms are perfect for this clip because of the intensity they add to the scene. Through the use of panning, reaction shot, and dissolve the actresses portray two extreme emotions of desperation and the tranquility of freedom. De...
  • Thelma And Louise
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    As the film begins we witness two women in stereotypical feminine positions. First we see Louise, positioned as the sarcastic, hard-core waitress with a cigarette always in hand. Thus the first scene is of a restaurant, a typically feminine domain... in the kitchen. Next there is Thelma, the first glimpse reveals the housewife-type in hair rollers and housecoat. While Thelma waits on her husband, Darrell, and tells him to have a good day, he is busy acting annoyed, talking down to her, and prono...

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